Crafters to Make Sunglasses Cases

Crafters to Make Sunglasses Cases

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Bobbie Caswell, assistant director, looks at a sample of the sunglasses cases Thrifty Crafters will make when they meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. All materials will be provided. For information, call 484-7135.

Grant Provides New Computer Books

Grant Provides New Computer Books

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Tina Scott, executive director of Prendergast Library, shows Tom Vitale, outreach coordinator librarian for the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System, new books on computer skills purchased with support from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services grant program. The Library System oversaw a grant called Path to Success at […]

Community Foundation Assists Library

Community Foundation Assists Library

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Tina Scott, executive director of Prendergast Library, shows Randy Sweeney, executive director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, library improvements made possible by a Community Service Grant and support from the Blossom Fund administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Work included furniture modification and relocation, electrical upgrades, and […]

Library Readies for Summer Reading Program

Library Readies for Summer Reading Program

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Prendergast Library will sponsor a Summer Reading Challenge for all ages this summer June 25 through August 20. “We hope people will sign up and challenge themselves to read every day this summer,” said Library Director Tina Scott. The kickoff event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 […]

James Prendergast Library Property Tax Vote: Another Side of the Issue

Article Contributed by Dave Kohl (On Tuesday, June 7 Jamestown residents can vote to register support or opposition for a library funding plan adopted by many local communities. On May 23 the Jamestown Gazette published Prendergast Library Board President R. Thomas Rankin’s case in favor of the plan. This week guest contributor Dave Kohl, a […]

Books, Bags of Books Half Price at Sale

Article Contributed by James Prendergast Library Prendergast Library will hold its second quarterly bargain book sale of the year Thursday through Saturday June 2-4. Shopping hours are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Books will be half price with adult hardcovers at $1 and adult […]

Library Vote – Community Commitment

Article Contributed by Thomas Rankin (On Tuesday, June 7 Jamestown residents will be given an opportunity to register support or opposition to continuing a viable community library system by applying a method now considered as ‘best practice’ for funding by many communities across the country. The Jamestown Gazette invited guest contributor, Prendergast Library Board President […]